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? let's ask lisa. >> a car went off the road and into the woods and the right lane is close do so as they retrieve that vehicle. a parently somebody just collided on 395. at duke street the pace of traffic that just happened, this is on 395. huh. that looks like southbound to me. yes. because that's the h.o.v. in the center of the road so i'm going to say southbound 395 at duke street. so let's change geico cameras. look at the beltway. mmm-mmm. a wreck reported at connecticut avenue before rockville pike, we'll be right back in 10 minutes with a live look and see if we can capturehat wreck in the camera. >> ourtop story this morning a warning for family with young children. >> the government has now issueed the largest crib recall in american history. it effects more than 2 million of these drop side cribs made by stork manufacturing. the cribs pose a successful indication hazard and at least four children have already died. courtney robs robinson is on your side with what you need to know about these hidden dangers. >> the biggest thing for parents using a stork craft crib is st
on this thanksgiving morning. doug is off today. lisa is off. we're holding down the fort. >> 50% of the team. >> and the weather. some big-time fog. yesterday we had a little sunshine peek in. did you see it? >> i did. >> let's take a look outside. you can see the washington monument? no, you don't see it. 42 now. 44 in bethesda. the dew point very high. dense fog advisory for the entire area. maybe a few peeks of sunshine for your thanksgiving. rain should hold off until later. not a bad day, all in all, upper 50's. >> ok, brian, thanks. we'll see you in a few minutes. lisa is off on this holiday but if you're headed out to drive somewhere this morning make sure to use caution because of the dense fog. right now we have a report of a crash that is tying up the northbound lanes of route 210 at livingston road. authorities are at the scene. no one was hurt. as we mentioned before it is difficult to even see the roadways. just a few head lictes every now and then. our top story this thanksgiving morning, the first fily's first state dinner has turned into a security nightmare for the secret se
to customer service. wbal tv 11 news lisa robinson explains. >> hopefully you'll have great customer service this holiday shopping season. that wasn't always the case for our secret shopper. with the eye team's hidden camera rolling we sent her to a dozen stores in the baltimore area. she'll make purchases and give us her overall opinions of the experience including the help she receives and the cleanliness of the stores and ladies room. some places got it right. >> service was excellent. i told her it was a gift. she gave me a little bag, gift receipt. pleasant. >> other places, she thought some of them weren't so good. >> i would have walked out the door in such a shamble of store. >> monday at 11:00 see which stores the secret shopper peoples the best and which didn't cut it. for the 11 news eye team, i'm lisa robinson. >>> accused in the fort hood shooting faces a judge from his hospital bed. why that hearing sparked outrage looking for new answers to help treat disaster survivors. the possible lynx between ptsd and genes. >>> and i'm tony pann. we're watching a storm system coming out o
it is lisa bloom and wendy murphy.i'll mac. >> here to discuss it is lisa bloom and wendy murphy.l'll mac. >> here to discuss it is lisa bloom and wendy murphy.a macvic. >> here to discuss it is lisa bloom and wendy murphy. and a professor of forensic science. good morning to everybody. >> lisa, i'll start with you. you've been following the case since day one. have the prosecutors presented by a stron enough case? >> i don't think so under the american rules. i think the evidence against her is weak. let's start with motive. prosecutors said that her motive for killing her british roommate was severally that her roommate had call her proceed miss could you us. that doesn't sound to me like enough of a reason to stab and murder somebody. it's very rare that a woman would sexually assault another woman. it does happen, but it's extremely unusual. that's the claim here. the forensic evidence is weak. overall, i don't think she did it and i don't think the prosecutors have proved their case. >> wendy, as a form prosecutor, do you think they've done their job here? >> yeah. lisa's right that
. >> while at us airways' hub in washington -- >> flight 1825. gate 23. >> reporter: flight attendant lisa scott knows the routine well. what's the secret to staying sane if you're a flight attendant? >> um, yoga. [ laughter ] lots of deep breaths. >> reporter: the airlines anticipate just under 2 million fliers to pass through all the nation's airports today. but the busiest air travel days will be sunday and monday with just over 2 million flyers each day. and 23-year veteran lindwood harris knows what they're thinking. >> they're thinking of that wonderful dinner at grandma's house, their expectations of getting there on time, and most importantly, have their bag arrive with them as well. >> check in early. please plan on arriving at airport two hours ahead. >> reporter: the good news? thanksgiving 2009 looks to be snow and ice-free. >> weather is cooperating, passengers are moving well, and flying's good. >> reporter: you heard the advice there, check in early, and the reason for that is because there are fewer airplanes this year and fewer seats. so, if you miss your plane, if you mis
on thursday but for some tables and chairs are empty. to make sure this all changes we're going to watch lisa joyner and tim green's new show. it's a new show called "find my family and tim." this show tonight i have a feeling will be a tear jerker gut wrencher, am i right? >> you're like a psyche, jamie. >> most people will cry. if you have any propensity to cry, you'll cry. the great thing about it is it's tears of joy. that's the thing that we love so much about the show, how often do you get to see something so emotional, so wonderful that it actually brings tears of joy to you? >> both of you are adopted? so this is near and dear and when they approached you to do this you both jumped at it? >> i told them i would lay my body in front of a truck if i did not get this job. yes, it's a passion project. don't you think? i mean, this is something we would have done almost for free. >> we both know how much it means when you're conducting a search like this to be able to find your biological parents. and other family members. we know what it feels like. we know how emotional it is. we know a
x late breaking, this is doubly -- wbal. >> i am lisa robbins. >> our top stories in a moment but let's look outside with our meteorologist. >> good morning. temperatures this morning around the city dropped below the freezing point. it may have done in a few of your favorite plants. the days are getting shorter and everything else. we have to look forward to cooler weather for a while. today we will see a warming trend. we will reverse the trend we have had for the last couple of days. yesterday's high was only around 52 degrees. we will do better than that during the day today. the closest storms have been a couple of sprinkles and showers with mixed precipitation in upstate new york. the real stormy weather is coming off the pacific ocean in the pacific northwest where they are having rain in the lower elevations. not much going on. the warming trend will be welcome and we will talk about that and a few minutes. -- in a few minutes. >> baltimore mayor sheila dixon talks exclusively to 11 years. she spoke about her commitment to the business of the city as her top priority.
. are you in philadelphia? i'm sorry about that. and legal analyst lisa green. good morning to you. here's the story. how it goes. a pennsylvania couple was arrested for refusing to pay a tip at a restaurant. so here's what they did. the $73 food bill, they would not pay the mandatory 18% gratuity because they claimed bad service. then when they walked out the bartender rings up the cop who is then nail the couple for theft. so here's what the man had to say about all of this. here we go. >> i understand that you know, we did not pay the gratuity but it was a gratuity. it's not something that's not required. >> okay. lisa green, our legal expert. what would you suggest if someone has this happen to them? the business what, calls the cops on them for the gratuity. it's reflection of service. >> i'm not going to suggest that people bring an attorney with them every time they eat at a restaurant. >> good. >> but bring your reading glasses. if it says it's a mandatory gratuity, it says it on the menu and you read that, or should have read it before you sat down, i'm afraid it's not optional
legal analyst lisa green. good morning. we're going to talk oprah first. she is starting her own cable network called own. this happens not till january of 2011. thus the end of her daily talk show. but all of this buzz about oprah and a replacement and all of that. let's take a listen to what ellen degeneres had to say about oprah. >> i think she has blaze add trail that is -- she's an amazing woman. she will always be the queen of daytime television, and she also said she's leaving me all of her money, which i really -- i was like gosh, thanks, oprah. thank you. >> will the daytime crown be passed to ellen? could this open doors for some people who may want talk shows like a couple come to mind now, sarah palin or kate gosselin? what do you think, mark? >> it's going to be tough to replace oprah. the market will open up and other people will have opportunities they wouldn't have if oprah were still there. it's difficult to fill oprah's shoes, she was one of the least polarizing people. sarah palin has at least half the country not watching her show because she's sarah palin. oprah wi
>> welcome to "11 news sunday morning." i'm lisa robinson. top stories in just a moment. first, a look outside with meteorologist john collins. >> beautiful morning. absolutely beautiful. chilly, but not as cold as yesterday. we're doing this in steps and getting this to a level that we're probably not going to see much more of because we're getting deeper into autumn and approaching winter as the days get shorter. it's just over -- well, the days are getting shorter. 18 hours of sunlight. 18 hours of sunlight stuck in there. anyway, the days are getting shorter, and there is less time to enjoy what we see here. druid hills park. our view overlooking its park. radar doesn't have much to show around here. stormy weather out in the northern plains. also unsettled weather in the gulf of mexico and the caribbean. that's all because of hurricane ida. we'll dach about that and will ida get close? the forecast is just ahead. >> and america and the american people won today. >> the house of representatives passes a historic health care reform to provide coverage to millions more americ
lisa green joining me right now. who is this dalia? >> she was an escort. >> oh. >> maybe the first mistake in this tawdry tale was for her husband to marry her because soon after that, alex, things went south. he started noticing money was missing, police calls to the house. she tried to spike his tea with anti-freeze. that didn't really achieve the desired result and than boyfriend asked for a hit. what typically happens, though, happily, is that the person sought after to achieve the hit informs police. in fact, from florida fl, fairly common crime. usually palm beach county has one of the cases going all the time. >> because of that, that's why they're so good at gathering the evidence? >> i think that's right and seem likes mountain of evidence against this woman, hundreds of pages of documents, video. apparent lay coup from "cops" there to capture this moment. it seems like they have plenty to work with prosecution wise. >> okay. so if you are on the defense and that is woman who allegedly tried to kill the husband three times, where do you do with this? >> typical defense wou
captioning institute, inc. ---www.ncicap.org--- >> i'm lisa robinson. >> i'm deborah weiner. >> first let's go to john collins with the weather. >> i had to escape the window this morning. there is a bit of a chill in the morning this morning. temperatures are right around freezing. upper 20's. but other than the chill, and that's, you know, kind of seasonal relief, you can expect that this time of year, it is beautiful outside. the wind has gone away. a little storm to us. i don't want to call it a storm, but the weather disturbance is rain and snow out in the midwest. rain and snow in the valley is coming into the valley. up north of that, wisconsin and minnesota, some snow. we'll talk about the forecast and how all of that out there treats us here eventually coming up. >> a baltimore tradition came alive last night. it is the miracle on 34th street. hamden flipped the switch on holiday street lights. >> this year a warning for those going to see the display. do not fall victim to a scam. kim dacey splains. -- explains. >> 34th street is aballets again. -- is ablaze again. i like them.
. it is 8:25. let's begin with a look at traffic and weather. joe conway is in for lisa baden. >> we have all the shoppers on the road. that is what is keeping the interstate clear. the belt way through silver spring, things are moving well let me tell you about road closures in northwest washington. there is a funeral for abe pollin at the national hebrew congregation. the road closures in the area will be most of the day. >> we see some clearing overhead. we have a sunny morning but limited sunshine today, limited to the morning area because of the clouds that are moving out and they will be replaced by clouds rolling in from the north. temperatures right now are near 40. there is a time lapse of showing the gray skies. it is clearing overhead but there will be more rolling clouds later. the forecast today calls for added clouds later on and that may bring a few sprinkles and maybe some flurries north and west of the metro. the highs will be near 50 but it will not feel like that because of the gusty winds. for the weekend, a lot of sunshine and by sunday, sunny, near 60. >>> will be ri
nicol, greg germann, lisa nicole and jane krakowski joined the fun from here in new york. ♪ i've been down this road walking the line ♪ >> "ally mcbeal" hit close to home for many single career women searching for love, dreaming of motherhood while toying with an overactive imagination. ♪ hooked on a feeling yeah ♪ i'm higon believing ♪ that you're in love with me >> reporter: ally played by calista flockhart worked at a law firm with ex-boyfriend billy. it was frequently awkward since billy married not ally but georgia, the quirky comedic drama -- >> objection. >> reporter: took us all the way from the courtroom to that famous unisex bathroom. ♪ my first my last my everything ♪ >> reporter: with a complicated character who made "time" magazine famously ask is feminism dead? now seven years after the series wrap, the origal cast is back for their very first reunion ever. you haven't seen each other for awhile. and you're all havinghis kind of emotional reunion kind of thing. >> it is a little surreal. we're seeing each other a lot of us for the first time in many years. you kno
for the reality show jon and kate plus 8. and their marriage could also be officially over very soon. lisa bloom is in los angeles with the latest. lisa, good morning. >> good morning. well, jon dwos lynn brought a dozen red rowses to his weekend meeting with his estranged wife, kate. but it was all business. an arbitration hearing designed to bring them closer to divorce. >> sad it's cut short. it's too soon. >> reporter: kate gosselin is talking about her reality series, not her marriage. after meeting face to face with five hours this weekend, jon and kate have agreed on the fate of their eight. kate gets primary custody of the kids. they're hammering out thousand split their ace is the either, but neither wants alimony. a source close to kate tells "people" magazine kate is just relieve that had a very painful chapter of her wlf is nearly over. the finale of their series jon and kate plus 8 ends its run with a visit to a fire station and a farm as the paparazzis snap away. >> it's just a part of or life. >> reporter: for five years cameras captured the growing pains, but it was their marriag
such an important decision? here to face-off and talk about the politics, democratic strategist lisa menendez and former assistant to president george w. bush, brad blakeman. a lot of republicans could argue, too much time, why is he taking so much time on afghanistan? but why would dick cheney, after his five deferments and all the criticism of him and how he led to war in iraq, why would dick cheney defer to this? >> dick cheney should speak to things he knows about quite well. there were very few republicans that were privy to the top-secret information that dick cheney was. even president obama, as a united states senator, at the time he was running for president, was privy to a lot of the things he made decisions on that turned out to be wrong, like the surge. remember, president obama, as candidate obama, was against the surge and sided with people like harry reid who said our efforts was lost, the war was lost in iraq and he was wrong -- >> but dick cheney said iraq had nuclear weapons, and that was wrong too. >> well, no, dick cheney said -- he did not say iraq had -- >> he said on "m
away with millions. nbc lisa myers is here to talk more about this. critics say they were richly rewarded for failure. is that really true? >> i think that's an understatement, monica. this study by experts at harvard law school is appropriately titled wages of failure. it examined the pay of the top five executives at bear stearns and lehman brothers in the years before their firms imploded and it found that since 2000, the top executives at the two firms had received staggering amounts of cash bonuses and it sold mountains of stock. top bear stearns executives cashed out at about $1.4 million and top executives of lehman brothers cashed out about a billion dollars. dripped these during this period they were increasing the firm's leverage and making decisions which later turned out to be catastrophic. >> wow. that is shocking. is there going to be any fallout here? >> well, there really is not a lot that can be done. the stockholders are suing and -- but the ceos say, look. when the companies collapsed, we lost about 900 million dollars worth of stock each, but even counting the
stayed with lisa when she gave birth. and we bonded immediately. and she's a sweet little girl. and she loves us. >> ruth and claude are hoping to see her at their falls church home january 10th when that custody is supposed to switch over. but lawyers for the biological mom are promising to appeal and one virginia delegate is pushing new legislation to prohibit the commonwealth that are not recognized in that state. >>> well, dc mayor adrian fenty could have an uphill battle. his popularity is dropping in the polls. he won every precincts in the first run. in it a poll released today, he wouldn't even win half. the former mayor and current councilmen talked to me about these latest poll numbers just a few minutes ago. >> it doesn't surprise me. for instance, i understand that in ward eight is disapproval he's been 49%. because the issue that is affecting us is jobs, housing, health care, quality of life -- >> i think the mayor would say he tried to deal with those. >> he tried in politics. you have to -- you can't try. you have to succeed in more instances than that. >> the mayor's app
on this thursday morning, november 26. i'm alison starling. doug is off this morning and so is lisa enjoying the holiday with their family but brian is here letting everybody know about the weather. everybody is commenting on the fog. it is pretty intense. >> pea soup is the best way to describe it. you really have a hard time seing in front of you. visibility in some places is at zero miles. we were hoping the fog would burn off. some folks who did not see that fog develop can see some stars. 40's and 30's this morning. a lot of drizzle. that's all right. it is going to be morning fog. we'll get back to that map in just a second. mop and a few peeks of sunshine. rain by tonight. >> we have these issues and your three-piece suit looks great. if you are driving this morning you'll want to use caution because of that fog. 27 here at maryland's so 9 and you get a clear -- maryland's 109 and you get a clear picture what the fog is doing your visibility. make sure to leave a little extra time. for more log on to our website wjla.com. 6:02 is your time. the first family's first state dinner has tu
the pilot's name. he has been suspended. >>. >>> i'm 100% certain that lisa nowak came here to murder me. i believe she never thought she would get caught. >> the alleged victim spoke out after nowak entered a plea avoiding prison time. nowak pled guilty to felony burglary of a car and misdemeanor battery. she had originally been charged with two felonies, attempted kidnapping and burglary which would have resulted in a sentence of up to life in prison. police say nowak made a trip from houston to orlando to confront shipman after dating a pilot that no whack was interested in. nowak was sentenced to one year probation and can no contact with shipman. >>> after heavy criticism d.c. mayor adrian fenty is apologizeding for riding his bike. >> i didn't know the street prohibited bikes until it was brought to my a tension. i talked tooot of bicyclisbicyc and they didn't know that eeth sgler this exclusive video was shot by wpot. yesterday the park police confirmed tenity and his friends broke the law when they road through prohibited areas. the mayor says he doesn't plan on violating anymore cy
skidding. i am alison starling. 7:22 is lisa baden is off of this holiday. there is not a lot of traffic but we have a fog issue. this is 395 @ glebe road. this could cause problems if you are headed out to travel somewhere. you might be going to grandma's house today on this thanksgiving. >> the fog will be out there a while. temperatures cooled off last night and a light wind did not help. it is really socked in. on the 95 corridor, you will experience lots of fog. as we go through the morni, we are hopeful this will break. when it breaks, we could get some sunshine but then another system will move in. upper 50's 4 the highs today. the fog is low but the upper clouds are moving around so the fog could break. the twins are out of t east- northeast. they will pick up -- the winds are out of the east-northeast >> we will be right back. >>> the big story today is how a virginia couple crashed the white house state dinner. meanwhile, we are following a developing story in the district where two people were shot in the 700 block of harvard st. nw. we have no word on their condition. >>> fun
with lisa baden. >> look at newschopper7 watching a fire truck leave the scene of a crash on 193/greenbelt road over the baltimore-washington parkway. it is open at the beltway. 193 from nasa to go through beltway plaza mall, things will run better now. our next camera is a little hazy. 95 and 66 has the normal volume to get to the beltway. nothing abnormal on the suitland parkway. >> outside this morning, we are in the 50's. it is a cool start to the day but overall we will hit the 60's. lots of sunshine today with some passing clouds. we will drop into the 30's tonight and tomorrow, it will be cooler than it has been. there could be some moisture later in the week >>> research continues for amanda tried to rape a woman in montgomery county after she got out -- of a bus bridge he tried to force her into the woods but to get away. we will have another news update at 8:25. for continuous news coverage, tune in to our sister station, news channel 8. >>> "good morning america" continues with cell phones and your health. how concerned should you really be? dr. mehmet oz is here to change the w
at 9:00 eastern. meanwhile, lisa joyner, you saw her in the clip there. one of the hosts of "find my family." she's here now. good to see you. >> it's great to be here. >> you could see the emotion in your face. this is primal. you've tapped into something here. >> it's a race for the kleenex, bill. it literally is. when i tell these people, you've been sought, we found somebody, we can reconnect you, it's overwhelming. some of these people have been waiting all their life. most of their life to find out who this person is. to meet somebody who looks like them, for the first time. i remember, with ashley's case, she said. i'm polish. she never knew. >> you have no idea. this is so complicated. then, there's the feelings of the adoptive parents, right, as well? you have a personal experience in this, right? >> i have a personal experience. i'm adopted. i had a lovely home. my mother and father are my parents. we're not looking to replace parents. the people who raise you are your parents. what we're looking for is to reconnect and reunite. there's something innate, there's something p
mother lisa miller in contempt of court earlier this year for denying jenkins access to the girl. miller who lives in virginia and renounced homosexuality after the couple broke up if 2003 plans to appeal. >>> the h1n1 flu may hit children with asthma harder. a study says that youngsters who have asthma are more than likely to develop severe cases of the h1n1 flu than seasonal flu and even mild cases of the condition are at risk. >>> one of the nation's leading health officials has an insider perspective on the h1n1 virus. >>> and howard, what do you have for us? >> we still have light rain and drizzle across the area. we will look at it on live doppler hd. we will look at the wednesday travel forecast across the nation. you are watching 9 news now. (dial-up modem) remember when connections to the internet sounded like this - when high speed internet was out of reach of most american families and small businesses? as recently as the year 2000, only three percent of american families had high speed internet. then competition drove innovation - spurred private investment, and the internet
meltdown walked away with huge payouts while their shareholders were almost losing everything. lisa myers has more on the story. >> reporter: it was the relatively phase of the financial meltdown last year. first bear stearns was sold to avoid collapse. lehman brothers went bankrupt. shareholders lost billions and thousands of employees lost jobs. a new study by experts at harvard law school titled "wages of failure" found that since 2000, the top five executives at each firm had received staggering amounts of cash bonuses and sold mountains of stock. bear stearns executives cashed out about $1.4billion, and lehman brothers, $1 billion. >> people who invested in these companies should feel betrayed. the whole idea of capitalism in that the people provide their capital and executives take care of it for us. in this case people provided their capital and the executives took it. >> reporter: the study found when the firms collapsed, both bears ceo lost about $900 million worth of stock, but the study said they still camout well ahead overall. cain walked away with $388 million and fold $541
at a deputy's window, trapping inside his cruiser. animal control officers, virginia newsom and lisa shaw, showed up. chased him on to another road. the deputy left and thought the turkey had gone, too. >> as i was leave, i looked in my mirror and to see him chasing me down. came up on the side of me and literally got in front of my car and stopped me from leaving. >> reporter: but he came back. climbed up top the animal control truck. he may like the lights. >> i believe strongly that it was the lights. it was the strobe lights that had him attached to the vehicle. >> reporter: the officers took the pictures and video with their cell phones. for three weeks, he has been wobbling around route 7 in ashburn. the turkey is still on the lam. >> it is notating season and not typical for him to be looking for a hen. however, he just happens to be really out here and looking for attention. >> reporter: jim handly, news4 today. >> maybe he is trying to get away knowing thanksgiving is on the way. >>> there are a thousand ways to prepare for your turkey for thanksgiving. one method may be a recipe
toys you need to look out for as you hit the stores. >> in today's holiday survival guide, lisa press looks at what is in demand and how much it will cost. >> reporter: who could forget the obsession over cabbage patch kids. then came the tickle me elmo. and long ago every kid wants atari. now we have the wii generation. if you were lucky you found one on store shelves a few years ago, sohat is the business this holiday season. >> toys "r" us says the show stealer, the one people are lining up for this holiday is a little hamster. >> these are small but big with kids. >> we get 50-100 phone calls a day and they sell fast. >> reporter: they start at 999, without the access sorries. so what does it do? >> it makes sounds, you have the extension packs to buy and a car you can drive in. basically it's like a pet city with the different additions you can buy. >> reporter: the toy industry association forecasts a trend of more toys priced under $50. toys "r" us, target and wal- mart will slug it out over prices. toys for $1and under. -- low cost board kids is the new home entertainment. >>
charges on your credit card every month. nbc's senior investigative correspondent lisa myers is here with details. lisa, good morning to you. >> good mornin meredith. you may have seen some of these money-back offers on popular websites when you're shopping online. well, today, a senate committee is cracking down on this industry, which investigators say engages in deliberatel misleading tactics and may be duping consumers out of millions of dollars. the offers pop up when you least expect it. >> i felt like i was being pick-pocketed. >> reporter: on websites that you know and trust. >> it's just very deceptive business practices. >> reporter: ann makai had been on shutterfly buying photos, mike genevieves, two movie tickets on fandago, when they got some strange, unwanted charges on their credit cards, monthly fees for a membership club called reservation rewards. >> this was going for a service which i did not want, did not need and had no knowledge of getting. >> reporter: authorities say millions of online shoppers are signing up and getting billed for these clubs without knowing
that led up to the collapse on wall street. nbc's senior investigative correspondent lisa myers has details on that. lisa, it's going to make a lot of people mad. >> it absolutely will, matt. this study found that executives at lehman brothers and bear stearns cashed in big time in the years before their fir imploded. and even though they suffered huge losses at the end, their ceo still walked away with hundreds of millions of dollars. critics call it being richly rewarded for failure. it was the early phase of the financial meltdown last year. first, bear stearns was sold to avoid collapse. then lehman brothers went bankrupt. shareholders lost billions and thousands of employees lost jobs. but a new study by experts at harvard law school titled "wages of failure" found that since 2000,he top five executives at each firm had received staggering amounts of cash bonuses and it sold mountains of stock. bear stearns executives cashed out about $1.4 billion. and lehman brothers, $1 billion. >> people who invested in these companies should feel betrayed. the whole idea of capitalism is that the p
stearns still walked away with millions. nbc news senior investigator correspondent lisa myers joins us now. >> hi, contessa and melissa. the study found that executives at lehman brothers and bear stearns catshed in big time in the years before their firms imploded. even though they suffered huge losses at the end, their ceos still walked away with hundreds of millions of dollars. critics call it being richly rewarded for failure. it was the early phase of the financial meltdown last year. first bear stearns was sold to avoid collapse. then lehman brothers went bankrupt. shareholders lost billions. and thousands of employees lost jobs. but a new study by experts at harvard law school titled "wages of failure" found that since 2000, the top five executives at each firm had received staggering amounts of cash bonuses and had sold mountains of stock. bear stearns executives cashed out about $1.4 billion. and lehman brothers, $1 billion. >> people who invested in these companies should feel betrayed. the whole idea of capitalism is that the people provide the capital, and the executives ta
ready for game day. >> reporter: while at u.s. airways hub in washington, lisa scott knows the routine well. what is the secret to staying sane if you're a flight attendant? >> yoga. lots of deep breaths. >> reporter: the airlines anticipate just under 2 million flyers to pass through all of the nation's airports today. but the busiest air travel days will be sunday and monday, with just over 2 million flyers each day. and 23 year veteran linwood harris know what they are thinking. >> thinking about the wonderful dinner at grandma's house and expectations of getting there on time and having their bag arrive with them as well. >> it's a family obligation. right? >> yeah. yeah! the heartland, going to be fun, going to be great. >> check in for your flight early and plan on arriving at the airport two hours ahead. >> reporter: the good news? thanksgiving 2009 looks to be knows and ice-free. >> weather is cooperating. passengers are moving well and flying is good. >> reporter: and that is what you want to hear, right? flying is good across the country. the key is going to be whether the ic
. [captioning made possible by constellation energy] >> hello and welcome to 11 news sunday morning. i'm lisa robinson. >> and i'm deborah wiener. first a look outside with meteorologist john coinls. hey, john. >> a little different out there, warmer, not raining. >> yes. >> there might be a couple of patches of fog and all, but our temperatures now are where they were yesterday morning at this time. the big difference is that there's no moisture in the atmosphere. >> yes, thank you. >> so let's take a look outside at our h.d. doppler radar, and, you know, the proof is in the pudding. yesterday, there were still some sprinkles and a little drizzle and a couple of spotty showers around the area with most of the rain up in new england, a lot of rain up in new england. well, this morning it's still raining in new england, but we've shaken most of the cloud cover. again, there may be a few patches of fog and here there. temperatures are solidly in the 50's around the region, a few suburban 40's are possible, but no rain nearby. that is the good news to finish out the weekend. and wait till you bh
. welcome back. i am alison starling. we have a look at your traffic and weather. we begin with lisa baden. >> there have been two separate crashes o the baltimore washington parkway. leaving greenbelt, you'll find slow traffic. this is at wisconsin avenue after the beltway. you see those of flashing lights. southbound wisconsin avenue at the exit for nih. that is causing a backup from shady grove road. we have a beautiful picture from newschopper 7. they're looking at springfield traffic right at the mixing bowl. not to babbling springfield up to six 26. -- not too bad leaving springfield up to 66. >> in little cooler in rockville. 48 in chantilly. temperatures will climb into the low 60's. we will have sunshine. it will be it sunshine-filled afternoon. it will be comfortable weather for the next two days. the next system will move in on sunday. plenty of sunshine. cooler for sunday with rain by sunday night. >> thank you. >>> the murder of a man in wheaton may have been over child custody. maria blanco was arrested and charged in the death of samuel chacon. his body was found in the midd
. thank you, lisa. hey, dillon, a lot of countries involved in this. can you name me some the countries. >> philippines, israel, new zealand and australia. >> wow. that is a lot of countries. dillon, i think you did an excellent job. it's the climate quilt project. want to know more about it and get your school involved it's going to be easy to do. we'll link you to everything on our website at abcnews.com. just go in there, look for it. it'll show you what schools are involved. how the project got started. what the goals are and what you can do to get your school involved. get to the boards. one or two things we want you to know. thank you all very much for even making the quilt. watching the quilt. holding it up for us this morning. i know it was a lot of work even though some are leaning on the wall a little bit. everybody else is doing the hard work. it's okay. it's all right. here's what's happening this morning, one or two things as we said. on the big flyby on the eastern seaboard nice and quiet. right up the middle of the country there will be some rain and some of that rain fro
, there is. in fact, it's in your pantry. lisa drayer's a nutrition involvement and contributing editor for "women's health" magazine. and she says the right foods can help keep your sex life sizzling. and she's one month away from delivering her baby. so you've obviously been eating something good. >> is it really true, though, honestly? can you eat foods that will change your libido, your sex drive and all that? >> you know, there is some preliminary research suggesting that certain foods can give you a boost in the bedroom. >> why don't we start right now? >> you always hear about dark chocolate being good for so many things. also libido? >> exactly. there's a chemical basis for it. and the reason is chocolate contains the compound fennel ethelamine which increases the feeling avenue traction between people. also it's the same brain chemical that's released when we experience the feeling of falling in love. >> really? that's why you get candies on valentine's day. >> and those who consume dark chocolate, one cube daily, women who do that report bigger desire and better performance. >
-- >> flight 1825. 823. >> reporter: lisa scott knows the routine well. >> what's the secret to staying sane if you're a flight attendant? >> yoga. lots of deep breaths. >> reporter: the airlines anticipate just under 2 million flyers to pass through all the nation's airports today. the busiest air travel days will be sunday and monday with just over 2 million flyers each day and 23-year veteran lynnwood harris knows what they're thinking. >> about that wonderful dinner at grandma's house, expectations of getting there on time and having their bag arrive with them as well. >> it's a family obligation. right? >> yeah. it's going to be fun. the heartland. it's going to be fun. it's going to be great. >> check this in for your flight early. please plan on arriving at the airport two hours ahead. >> reporter: good news, it looks to be snow and ice free. >> weather is cooperating. passengers are moving well and flying is good. >> reporter: all right. you heard that air traffic will be down 4% this holiday over last year. last year was down about 6.5% over the year before. airlines have been takin
something is going on. >> interesting. let's go to our new phone line, lisa in baltimore, good morning. >> good morning. >> what do you think. she is going to be acquitted. >> yes, she should be acquitted. they should take her out of that seat. she should be a mayor setting an example. she did the wrong thing. they should find her guilty and get her out of the seat and put someone else in it there honestly. >> thank you for your call this morning. thank all of you for your calls and comments on the facebook page and twirt. twitter. can you keep them coming. they may air on news at 10:00. you can post your comments, send us a tweet or a text to 45203, enter fox 45a for yes, and fox 45b for no and as i said, your response might air tonight on the news at 10:00. >>> spending christmas with larry the cable guy. the guest confirmed for his holiday special. >>> it's so tasty, i can't wait. >> the clever cleaver brothers show us how >>> pull those pork chops out of the freezer. you will need them to make this week's clever cleaver brother's recipe. >> thanks for joining us again for another f
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